Markets continue to fire for all descriptions at Monto, with cattle drawn from Boyne Valley, Lowmead, Biloela, Harrami and local districts. The sale saw a strong buying panel present to get among the bidding on the 710 head yarded.
Heavy bulls sold to 388c or $2970. Prime heifers sold for 410 to 462c topping at $2390. P and D Sinclair sold Santa cross cows for 390c or $2365. Red Brangus cows on account of Bonnie Doone Enterprises sold for 381c or $1930, and 6 tooth heifers for 414c or $2110.
PTIC cows being three to six months along, on account of F and P Whitley, sold for $2600 and PTIC Brahman cows from R Graving made $2450. Charbray store cows weighing 455kg sold for 375c or $1710. Droughtmaster cross cows and calves on account of F and P Whitley sold for $4000/unit. Ross Graving, Lowmea, penned a run of Charbray and Brahman cows and calves to average $2050 and topped at $4025.
Feeder bullocks weighing 428kg sold for 557c or $2385 and 410kg bullocks made 587c or $2410. 416kg Santa cross No. 1 steers sold for 619c or $2580. Santa No. 1 steers weighing 312kg returned $2156 or 691c. 253kg Charbray weaner steers sold to 808c or $2045. Light Charbray weaner steers sold for 846c or $1463.
Santa cross heifers weighing 363kg sold for 533c or $1935. 330kg Red Brangus heifers sold for 585c or $1930. 240kg Charbray weaner heifers on account of R and A Martin sold for 739c or $1767 and Santa cross heifers averaging 264kg for 727c or $1925. Meissner Pastoral Co yarded Simbrah weaner heifers to return $1916 or 699c.
P Breitkreutz and D Johnston sold Brangus cross weaner heifers weighing 265kg for 705c or $1875. C and A Anger's 230kg Santa weaner heifers sold for 752c or $1732. D and J Hopf penned Red Brahman weaner heifers selling to a saleyard record of 796c or $2160 at an average of 271kg.
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